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Out of 55 schools in Division 2 we placed 6th in the nation... GVSU came in 3rd place in the Midwest. GVSU is ranked #1 in Michigan.
GVSU is competing against 97 other schools across the country to see who is the most “outdoorsy” and active. Enjoy the outdoors, log your activities, win FREE stuff, and help GVSU win the title of National Outdoor Champion!
Must register between Sept 3-15 (before Sept 16)!
Open to ANYONE affiliated with GVSU.
What does this mean? This means.... you, your roommate, your favorite faculty or staff members, your parents and supporters, your friends at universities who aren't one of the 97 other schools in this challenge!
10 pt. Activities
5 pt. Activities
2 pt. Activities
Qualifiers for Bonus points
Greater Good Bonus points*
That's not all! Check out our Events Page for other opportunities for eligible activities
Eligible for point consideration.
Not eligible for point consideration.
Will be flagged and removed.
Oh, and guess what? Group events earn more points, so get more people involved, and you'll be closer to earning those prizes!
Each week, one of the AORE Campus Challenge sponsors will hook you up with chances to earn points, prizes, and gear. Learn more about the weekly challenges.
Activating your activism.
Trail maintenance, trash pick-up, research, planting trees, or following Leave No Trace.
The outdoors-a-day keeps the doctor away.
Trail running, mountain biking, outdoor yoga, hammocking, stress reduction, forest bathing, or gathering fruits & veggies.
If old dogs can learn new tricks, you can learn a new skill.
Training for competition, learning or practicing a new skill, or challenging yourself beyond your current comforts.
No matter where you go, the outdoors is where you are.
Hiking, biking, canoeing, rock climbing, backpacking, and paddle boarding.
Help participants understand how to get involved by sharing gvsu.edu/rec/outdoorchamps as much as you can!